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A successful renovation: the story of Mariënheuvel

The makeover of 4RinEU demo case in the Netherlands was completed in July 2020. According to the latest estimates, energy demand will be reduced by 80%.   Mariënheuvel is a residential building for elderly people located in Soest and owned by the...

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BIPV Technologies and market overview

Renewable Energy Sources are becoming increasingly important in the power markets; it is calculated that almost 70 % of the global capacity additions to 2040 will be attributed to renewables. Among...

CINEA leaflet

The European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency plays a key role in supporting the EU Green Deal through the efficient and effective implementation of its delegated programmes...

Late payment in the construction sector

The report provides an analysis of the state of play and impact of late payment on the European construction sector, by analysing in detail the situation with late payment in five countries: France,...

Imparare

The Templater tool

The Templater tool is been conceived by BRE in order to facilitate the implementation of BIM data standards across the asset lifecycle.   This is achieved by providing a free to list opportunity for manufacturers and a free to access for...

Energy Trilemma Index

The World Energy Council’s Energy Trilemma Index tool, produced in partnership with Oliver Wyman, ranks countries on their ability to provide sustainable energy through 3 dimensions: Energy security, Energy equity (accessibility and...

Argomenti

Windows, Doors, Curtain Walls

In the past windows influenced only 20-30% the energy demand of buildings but in low energy buildings windows have already an influence of more than 50% to the energy needs. With the upcoming net zero energy buildings the influence will raise above 80%.

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Expert Interview - Jessica Grove-Smith, Joint Managing Director & Senior Scientist at Passive House Institute

Primary Energy Renewable and future climate Impact on buildings Jessica Grove-Smith is senior scientist and joint managing director of the Passive House Institute in Darmstadt....

Expert Interview - Michael Moradiellos del Molino, Head of Real Estate at EPEA Benelux

Environmental Impact of Construction Materials Graduated Architect from ISAVH in Brussels, Michael Moradiellos also holds a PHD in sustainable urban planning and has co-founded several companies...

Expert Interview - Stijn Verbeke, senior researcher at EnergyVille/VITO and University of Antwerp

Stijn Verbeke is senior researcher at EnergyVille/VITO and University of Antwerp. He is an innovator on smart buildings and data-driven tools for improving the energy performance of buildings and...